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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Elderly population

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Aging on the Farm Request for Partnership Pre-Proposals Inactive
Request for pre-proposal applications for small partnership projects for the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH) Emerging Issues Program. Projects should develop strategies to address key issues developed at the UMASH Community Forums: "Aging on the Farm".
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2020
Sponsors: Minnesota Center for Healthy Aging and Innovation, Upper Midwest Agriculture Safety and Health Center
Transit Planning for All Mobility on Demand Projects Inactive
Funding for inclusive transportation planning, development, and implementation with grassroots-driven mobility on demand solutions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, Community Transportation Association of America, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Strengthening Communities for the Changes Ahead Grant Inactive
Grants that focus on COVID-19 and related emergencies in Native communities, such as sanitation and food security for local communities and food producers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 20, 2020
Sponsor: Honor the Earth
Nursing Workforce Diversity-Eldercare Enhancement Program Inactive
Grants to expand opportunities for students from disadvantaged backgrounds with the purpose of strengthening the eldercare workforce in rural communities that have disparities in healthcare access and delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Enhancing Services for Older Victims of Abuse and Financial Exploitation Inactive
Funding for projects that enhance services for older victims of abuse and financial exploitation. Priority will be given to applications addressing challenges in rural communities, persistent-poverty counties, and in qualified Opportunity Zones.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 5, 2020
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Food as Medicine: Food Insecurity and HIV-related Comorbidities, Coinfections, and Complications within the Mission of the NIDDK (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Grants to support research projects that address how food insecurity effects HIV comorbidities, coinfections, and complications (CCCs) within the mission of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Applications focused on specific vulnerable populations such as racial or ethnic minorities, sexual or gender minorities, sex workers, unaccompanied youth, older people, people with disabilities, rural residents, or people living alone should consider how other societal factors, environmental barriers, and/or stigmas intersect with food insecurity and/or interventions for food insecurity in the context of CCCs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 9, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 9, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Improving Management of Opioids and Opioid Use Disorder in Older Adults Inactive
Funding to develop, implement, evaluate, and disseminate strategies to improve the management of opioid use and opioid use disorder in older adults in primary care settings, especially in settings with large segments of socially at-risk older adults.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 21, 2019
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2020
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Long Term Services and Supports Resource Center Inactive
Funding to support the formation of a Tribal Long Term Services and Supports Resource Center to expand home and community-based supports to enable tribal elders to remain in their homes and/or communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2019
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program Inactive
Grants to establish and operate geriatric education centers that will work to equip the primary care workforce and develop a healthcare workforce that maximizes patient and family engagement and improves health outcomes for older adults by integrating geriatrics and primary care. Special emphasis is on providing the primary care workforce with the knowledge and skills to care for older adults and partnering with community-based organizations to address gaps in healthcare for older adults, promote age-friendly health systems and dementia-friendly communities, and address the social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Geriatrics Academic Career Award Program Inactive
Funding to support the career development of junior faculty in geriatrics at accredited schools of allopathic medicine, osteopathic medicine, nursing, social work, psychology, dentistry, pharmacy, and allied health. The overall goals of the program are to develop the necessary skills to lead healthcare transformation in a variety of settings, including rural and/or medically underserved settings, to be age-friendly and to provide training in clinical geriatrics, including the training of interprofessional teams of healthcare professionals to provide healthcare for older adults.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services